Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program 2012 programs

2012 BFRDP Funded Farmer Training Programs:

  • Farm Incubator Educational Training Program and Web-Based Resource Center for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers, in AL
  • Creating Beginning Farmer Opportunities in Farm Worker Communities in Salinas, CA
  • The Refugee Entrepreneurial Agricultural Program of the International Rescue Committee in San Diego, CA
  • Building a Foundation for New Farmers’ Training, Resources, and Networks, in Santa Cruz, CA
  • Building Farmers in the West: Strengthening Foundations and Fortifying the Community Supporting Specialty Producers in Fort Collins, CO
  • UConn’s program to Help Beginner Farmers in CT Scale Up Their Farm Enterprises through New Farm Management Training and Acccess to Technical Expertise, in CT
  • Marketing Strategies to Improve the Economic Viability of Beginning Farmers, in HI
  • Ku I Ka Mana New Farmer Training Initiative, in HI
  • Farmer-To-Farmer Advanced Training Project, in Caledonia, IL
  • Rotating Apprenticeships Farmer Training in Chicago, IL
  • Training Beginning Farmers for Chicago’s Urban Agriculture Community, in IL
  • Preparing A New Generation of Illinois Fruit and Vegetable Farmers, in Urbana, IL
  • Growing New Women Farmers in Iowa and Nebraska Through Networking, Mentorships, and Business Planning, in Story City, IA
  • Farming For Cash: An Apprenticeship Program for Kentucky’s Beginning Limited-Resource and Small-Scale Farmers, in KY
  • KYFarmStart II – A Whole Farm Management Education Program for Beginning Farmers, in KY
  • Growing New Sustainable Urban Farmers in Greater New Orleans, LA
  • Maryland Collaborative for Beginning Farmer Success, in MD
  • Building the Capacity Through Training on Land Acquisition, Marketing, and Business Strategies, in MA
  • Food System Economic Partnership: Farmer Residency and Farm Incubator Programs in Southeast Michigan, in Ann Arbor, MI
  • Lansing Roots: Beginning Farmer Training Program, in Lansing, MI
  • Sustainable Economic and Environmental Development (SEED) Southeast Asian Farmer Entrepreneur Program, in Saint Paul, MN
  • Farm Beginnings Collaborative: Expanding and Strengthening Farmer-To-Farmer Training in a Multi-State Project, based in MN
  • A Comprehensive Intercultural Training for Beginning Latino and Hmong Farmers and Ranchers, in MN
  • Growing Farmers, Growing Food, in MN
  • Delta Farming Start, in MS
  • Financial and Community Capacity-Building Among Latino Farmers and Ranchers in Missoui and Nebraska, based in MO
  • Legal Aid of Nebraska Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development (BFRD) Project, in NE
  • New American Sustainable Agriculture Project – NH, in Manchester, NH
  • Growing Successful Transitions with Beginning Women Farmer Programs in the Northeast and Texas, in Albuquerque, NM
  • Southern Pueblos Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Project, in Las Cruces, NM
  • Farm Beginning for Multicultural and Socially Disadvantaged Farmers in the Hudson Valley and NYC Metropolitan Area, in NY
  • Aquaculture Boot Camp (ABC): Enhancing Success of New and Beginning Aquaculture Farmers through Integrated Production and Business Training, in OH
  • NWIAA’s New Generation Innovative and Sustainable Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, in OK
  • Portland Beginning Farmer Partnership, in Portland, OR
  • Philadelphia Farms: Philadelphia Community Farming Collaborative Develops New and Beginning Farmers to Grow Local Food for Philadelphia, PA
  • Building Sustainability for New and Beginning Women Farmers through Peer Learning, Farminars, Mentoring, and Networking, in PA
  • South Dakota Beginning Farmer Training, Mentoring, Networking, and Marketing Support Project, in SD
  • Direct Marketing Initiative for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers in South Texas, TX
  • Developing a Solid Foundation for Imigrant Farm Workers Transitioning to Farm Operations, in WA
  • Cultivating New Generation and Immigrant Farmers in Washington State, in WA
  • Gaining Ground: A Farm Incubator with Training and Technical Assistance for Beginning Socially Disadvantaged Farmers in Wisconsin, in Verona, WI
  • Grassworks Apprenticeship Program: Career Paths for Beginning Farmers, in WI
  • Urban Farms for America with a Focus on Socially Disadvantaged Farmers in the Urban Agriculture Sector, in WI

 

 

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